Policy

Critical energy state front of mind for APPEA 2017


Oil and gas industry stakeholders gathering at Perth’s Convention Centre in mid-May for the annual APPEA Conference will be under no illusions about the critical state of Australia’s energy debate.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Chairman Rod Sims said events following the ACCC’s April 2016 Inquiry into the east coast gas market have confirmed its worst fears.

Major players in the gas industry should seize the opportunity of a meeting with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and federal ministers tomorrow to offer concrete policy suggestions to the government.

The South Australian (SA) Government has announced its South Australian Power for South Australians aimed at ensuring more of the state’s power is sourced, generated and controlled in SA.

Gas supply warning a result of flawed state policies: APPEA


The Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) warning of severe gas shortages in eastern Australia as early as next summer is the consequence of many years of policy failure by successive...

Turnbull calls emergency gas meeting


Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called a meeting of east coast gas companies following the release of a dire report from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

A projected decline in gas production could result in a shortfall of gas-powered electricity generation (GPG) in Australia’s south eastern states, according to the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

Origin CEO Frank Calabria has thrown his support behind an Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), saying it’s the government’s responsibility to review all options.

Victoria has committed $10 million to a study on the potential development of conventional gas discoveries, despite a moratorium in place until 2020.

Gas and the gender handicap


It would be nice to think that in 2015 discussions about gender pay parity and women’s access to leadership positions were relics of another age. Problems solved, or at least...

Reimagining Australia’s shale gas revolution


The polarised arguments about shale gas are inhibiting constructive debate on the role of unconventional gas in Australia’s energy future.

Graduating in gas


What is it like to graduate as a gas industry professional in 2016? Gas Today speaks to fresh engineering graduate Robert Murray on the opportunities the natural gas industry offers...

Australia’s land access new frontier


Queensland GasFields Commissioner John Cotter has recently completed a stocktake of the construction of the three export pipelines in Queensland, and has gathered some key lessons about oil and gas...

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